Jun 26, 2019
Ep. 72. John discusses "Queen of Earth," a scrapped Album 5 demo that was a departure for the band in terms of its lyrics and sound. John examines why he didn't like it back in 2002, why it's grown on him, and how the band's experiment with a fifth member impacted the initial demo fans heard.
1. "Queen of Earth"...
Jun 19, 2019
Ep. 71. John talks with comics artist Alec Longstreth about the song "It's Been So Long," a single released to the Weezer Fan Club this year. John asks Alec about his work illustrating the single's packaging, his history working with the band, and his book about his history as a fan.
Jun 12, 2019
Ep. 70. "Brave New World" is the ninth track off of the band's 2010 album Hurley. John talks about why he likes it, but also why it reveals some of the tension amidst the band at this time. In addition, you'll learn everything you ever need to know about Hurleygate.
Jun 5, 2019
Ep. 69. Rachel from the We Are Weezer podcast joins John to discuss "Unbreak My Heart," a Make Believe-era cover of the Toni Braxton mega-hit that didn't see official release until it closed out the unreleased track compilation Death to False Metal. They discuss why the band covered the song in the first place, as well...